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QA/QC just made simple with Retrotec DM-32 manometer

OK everybody- I just participated in (and controlled) a blower door test 1000 miles away while I sat in the comfort of my office.  The ingr…

Started by Corbett Lunsford in General Forum

0 Aug 26, 2013

“Prize Activity” Submit Your ET Solar Project Pictures

Pick up your camera, and take some photos for your ET Solar projects. The more pictures you submit, the more chances to you have to win pri…

Started by ET Solar in General Forum

0 Aug 26, 2013

Need Help Decoding a Couple of Nameplates

Does anybody know what the decoding formula is for a Takagi T-K2 Flash Water Heater?  Can't seem to find Takagi products on my regular deco…

Started by Bachi Brunato in General Forum

4 Aug 26, 2013
Reply by Om Builder & construction

Extraordinarily High CO Reading on a Furnace Vent: 3950 PPM

I just tested  Fraser & Johnston natural draft furnace and got the highest CO reading that I've ever seen:  3950 PPM (air free). Model…

Started by Bachi Brunato in General Forum

6 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

Elec Coil heat vs Heat Pump

I have a customer in California who is putting in solar, and currently has a late model propane furnace.  They do not want air conditioning…

Started by Rich Johnson in General Forum

14 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

NEW BOOK! Home Performance Diagnostics: the Guide to Advanced Testing

I'm very proud to have finished this monster and made it available to my colleagues and their students!  I hope you find it an indispensabl…

Started by Corbett Lunsford in General Forum

7 Aug 16, 2013
Reply by Corbett Lunsford

See this: Chicago organizations team up to give underprivileged residents a chance at professional certifications.

If you're looking for a mid-day pick me up, have a look at how North Branch Works and Priority Energy are working together to give unemploy…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Aug 15, 2013

Do you use a checklist in your work?

Checklists—The Professional's Best Friend

Started by Jim Gunshinan in General Forum

4 Aug 14, 2013
Reply by Joe Romero

HVAC and Home Performance, a Continuing Dialogue

ACCA Standards "Home Evaluation and Performance Improvement" Out for Public Review. The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational…

Started by Jim Gunshinan in General Forum

0 Aug 12, 2013

BPI Signs MOU with EEM to Expand Market for Building Science Principles (BSP) Certificate to Real Estate Community

Today the Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI), the nation's premier home performance credentialing, quality assurance and standards…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

1 Aug 12, 2013
Reply by Joseph Lamy

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